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Trudeau Energy Chief Unveils Low-Carbon Industrial Strategy

  • Wilkinson flags critical minerals, hydrogen, EV infrastructure
  • Initial rollout covers three provinces, remainder set for 2023
Jonathan Wilkinson, shown in November 2020, says Canada doesn’t have the benefit of time in getting energy transition projects up and running.
Jonathan Wilkinson, shown in November 2020, says Canada doesn’t have the benefit of time in getting energy transition projects up and running.Photographer: David Kawai/Bloomberg
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Canada is launching an industrial strategy for its natural resources, with critical mineral infrastructure, hydrogen production and other low-carbon projects set to be a major focus.

The strategy, formally known as the Regional Energy and Resource Tables, will see Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government partnering with each province to “identify, prioritize and pursue opportunities.”